Payroll Assistant


£19000 - £22000 per annum


United Kingdom,--Blackburn

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A fantastic opportunity has became available working for a large leading Distribution Company in the North West. The Company are looking for an experienced, tenacious part-time Payroll Assistant to join their lean, busy team, however full-time hours will be considered depending on experience.

As a Payroll Assistant you will have a keen eye for detail, plan your own work load and flexibility is paramount. This is a busy, fast paced role working to strict deadlines, work well within the team and have the confidence to make decisions. You must be computer literate and a confident EXCEL user, have the ability to process a large payroll from start to finish.

The ideal Payroll Assistant will have a minimum of 3 years experience, must be QBE or an AAT qualifications.

Reporting to the Payroll Manager you will be responsible for:


Process weekly and monthly payrolls from start to finish to include:

  • Processing leavers and holiday pay
  • Contractor / sub-contractor payments
  • Calculating the payroll and running the payslips
  • Checking the payslips and running the relevant reports and payslips
  • P45's, P60's, P11's, tax implications and all government deductions
  • HMRC submissions and TAX
  • Completing the payroll journal and monthly reconciliation
  • Providing cover for other payrolls
  • Preparing depots staff costs budgets each year.
  • Processing holiday forms and payroll amendments
  • Scanning and attaching documents into the payroll system.
  • Assisting with processing pensions for the group
  • Answering the phone and dealing with wage queries.

The Person:

  • Payroll knowledge is a must, along with the ability to use Word and Excel.
  • Maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion at all times.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines.
  • Able to work under pressure using own initiative
  • Excellent communicator with a good sense of humour - Team fit is KEY!

This is an excellent opportunity for an experience Payroll Assistant with great working hours, on-site parking, great benefits and a attractive salary & holiday allowance.

If you have all the relevant experience, please apply with a current updated CV. If you haven't had a response within 5 working days your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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